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Saturday, April 13, 2024

US Fuel Prices Rise slightly

The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel went up a penny from last week to $2.914 per gallon for the week ending Tuesday, May 26. This marks the sixth consecutive week of increases after five weeks of declining prices.

Diesel price averages went up in all 10 regions in the U.S., according to the Energy Information Administration. The largest average increase was in the West Coast less California region, where prices at the pump went up by 2.4 cents per gallon. Prices went up by one-tenth of a cent in the California region, the smallest increase in the nation.

Following are the average prices by region as reported by the EIA:
U.S. – $2.914, up 1.0 cent
East Coast – $3.014, up seven-tenths of a cent
New England – $3.101, up eight-tenths of a cent
Central Atlantic – $3.162, up four-tenths of a cent
Lower Atlantic – $2.884, up nine-tenths of a cent
Midwest – $2.800, up nine-tenths of a cent
Gulf Coast – $2.803, up 1.0 cent
Rocky Mountain – $2.830, up 1.7 cents
West Coast – $3.174, up 1.2 cents
West Coast less California – $3.057, up 2.4 cents
California – $3.269, up one-tenth of a cent